Late surge lifts Purdue past Missouri wrestling team

Sunday, December 12, 2010 | 6:03 p.m. CST

The Missouri wrestling team let a lead slip away to No. 21 Purdue on Sunday at Hearnes Center.

The Tigers, ranked No. 16, won four of their first six matches to take a 12-7 lead. But they followed that with losses at 165, 174 and 184 pounds, giving the Boilermakers a 18-12 lead. 

Missouri heavyweight Dom Bradley beat Roger Vukobratovic in the final match of the day, and Purdue left Columbia with a 18-15 victory, ending Missouri's three-match winning streak. 

Missouri freshman Alan Waters knocked off Purdue's Camden Eppert by a 6-0 decision, keeping his perfect record intact.


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